C. Melvin Carlson

C. Melvin Carlson, 74, of Oak Lawn, died Dec. 31, at St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields. Visitation was held at Colonial Chapel in Orland Park on Jan. 3. A funeral service was held at Elim Baptist Church in Chicago on Jan. 4. Burial was at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood.

Mr. Carlson is survived by his wife, Marjorie; his daughters, Janet Menegazzo and Barbara Deal; his son, James; and six grandchildren.

Mr. Carlson was born in Chicago. He was a systems analyst for the federal government. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army.